John F. Kennedy

Biden is no JFK on taxes. Many Democrats are fine with that.

Should the former VP win in November, he would face opposite pressures from JFK


Statue of Liberty

Competing visions of the American Dream drive us apart

The concept has changed through history, but now we can’t agree on what it ought to be

JFK and Eleanor Roosevelt

How John F. Kennedy and Eleanor Roosevelt went from rivals to allies

The 'first lady of the world' was more liberal than JFK and held a decades-old grudge against his father

Brent Scowcroft

Brent Scowcroft and American military intervention

No one could have managed the Pentagon or the arms control process as well, writes Philip Zelikow


Presidential resources for teachers

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Critical insights for the nation's governance

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